FRIDAY FOTO (September 13, 2013)

September 13, 2013 at 12:27 am Leave a comment

Shadow of a Black Hawk

U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad DuLac

U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad Dulac

Troops troops prepare to be hoisted up to a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter hovering above them during training at Forward Operating Base Farah in  Afghanistan. The training included instructions on how to load and secure a rescue stretcher or a single- or two-person sling.

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To see more photos of the Black Hawk and the instructors and trainees in action, click here.

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Entry filed under: Afghanistan, Aircraft, Counter Insurgency, FRIDAY FOTO, National Security and Defense, Photos, Skills and Training, Technology, Weaponry and Equipment. Tags: , , , , , , , .

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